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Do I Have A Brain Tumor Test
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
I have a brain tumor on nerves 5, 6, 7..I've been having a lot of stomach and colon problems i've had all kinds of tests . Could it be the 10 nerve?
Maybe, but: Medication to treat the brain tumor or irradiation could cause G.I. Problems, so best to further discuss with your doctor. Unlikely that a focal tumor you describe would affect the anatomy as mentioned, but this can be seen with carcinomatous meningitis, which is not what you seem to possess. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had mri&eeg test, still waiting for the result.Doctor give me myonal&ultracet b'coz i had headache for 1months.Any opinion? Am I have a brain tumor?
Not clear on all: If i understand, you had a headache lasting for one month, and have undergone two expensive tests, MRI and eeg. Do not quite get why brain tumor is a consideration here, unless your doctor found abnormalities, such as papilledema on exam leading to concern. But generically, very doubtful you have tumor, hydrocephalus, etc., and more likely migraine or tension headache. ...Read more
I feel like I could have a brain tumor, how much would it cost to have a test done to see? I have medicaid and i'm in texas.
Probably about $1000: The single best test for a possible brain tumor, if it is clinically reasonable, is an MRI of the head. The average cost for this is likely around $1000, but some facilities will have lower prices for medicaid patients. You should understand that brain tumors are uncommon in 20 year old people and are rarely self-diagnosed. See your doctor about your problems for a reasonable diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer